Local News

  • North teen wins Prospect Jewelers hand model contest

    Rob Prince, owner of Prospect Jewelers, recently formed a panel of local business owners who chose Kaitlyn Bottom of Goshen as the grand prize winner of Prospect Jewelers’ Teen Hand Model Contest.A sophomore at North Oldham High School, Bottom, 16, was ecstatic to learn she

  • County's airport board re-elects slate of officers

    There are three things members of the Oldham County Airport Board want to learn before making a determination whether bringing an airport to the county is a good idea or not.Board chair Jonathan Westbrook said the board is examining economic impact, what an airport would do to pr

  • News Briefs

    Housekeeper charged for theft of pain pillsA Crestwood woman is charged with theft of pain pills while working as a housekeeper in La Grange.

  • Energy high

    Walking into the Energy Cafe off Ky.

  • Rallying for Appalachia

    The end of the school year marks the beginning of what may launch a lifetime of activism for students in Angela Hicks’ fifth-grade class at Crestwood Elementary.

  • Digging history

    Oh, the deceptive onion.The tiny white bulbs protruding from carefully scraped earth occasionally deceived amateur archeologists working Saturday to find pre-Civil War-era artifacts in a secluded field overgrown with onion grass.

  • News Briefs

    Applications available for Citizen’s AcademyThe La Grange Police Department is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2008 Citizens’ Police Academy.

  • How some save fuel and money

    As gas and food prices continue to rise, residents of Oldham County are finding their own ways to save money – whether it is selling items to pawn shops or online or finding a cheaper ride to work.Ron Gardner owns A-1 Jewelry & Pawn Shop in La Grange.

  • Student summit

    The revamping of the Oldham County schools’ gifted and talented program won’t happen until next year, but a group of middle school students enjoyed the benefits May 29 of what the program already has to offer.A group of gifted and talented students from all four count

  • Lawsuit filed by former SOHS wrestler alleges abuse by teammates

    The parents of a former South Oldham High School wrestler filed a lawsuit Friday claiming older members of the SOHS wrestling team allegedly assaulted their son earlier this year and school officials did nothing to prevent it.The lawsuit, filed by Doug and Debbie Badon on behalf